Basque shipping expeditions have been forging ties with other nations for more than a millennium, but this modern region now attracts foreigners to its homegrown achievements. In Bilbao a century of industry-based wealth is being poured into the arts and sciences creating a newfound identity as a creative capital. If it wasn’t for Frank Gehry’s […]
You can get lost in the north of Spain’s beauty and sprawling lush green vastness that you forget, if only for an evening, that the region is home to one of the world’s holiest relics. Deep in the Picos de Europe lies the 6th century Monastery of Santo Toribio de Liebana, home to the largest […]
The Original Way of the Camino de Santiago also known as the Camino Primitivo is the oldest of the Camino routes. First used by pilgrims, including King Alfonso II, living in the Asturian capital of Oviedo back in the 9th century. Oviedo is the starting point of the Primitivo, but having started my Camino some […]
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Hi, I’m Derek. I’m a writer, photographer, and ultra-marathon runner who acquired a love of travel though humanitarian work in unusual places.